Lamont Open Access Resolution


On March 1, 2011 the Lamont-Doherty open access resolution went into effect, the full-text of the resolution can be found HERE. The resolution requires all Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory researchers to deposit their scholarly publications into an open access repository. Any article submitted after that date that is subsequently published must be deposited in either the final version or the final post-review version.   Columbia University‚Äôs digital repository, Academic Commons, is available to help you meet this obligation.

Useful Links for Authors

  • Academic Commons Self-Deposit Form
    Deposit the appropriate version of your article in Academic Commons.
  • Academic Commons
    Search for your deposited articles and browse other content in Columbia's online repository.
  • Academic Commons FAQ
    Learn more about Academic Commons services, the deposit process, and formatting content.
  • Copyright Advisory Office
    Find answers to your questions about publication agreements and managing your copyrights.
  • Keep Your Copyrights
    Provides information both to help you hold on to your rights and to grant on reasonable terms the rights you do license.
  • SHERPA/RoMEO
    Database of publishers' policies on copyright and self-archiving allowances. Find a summary of permissions that are normally given as part of each publisher's copyright transfer agreement.

Please feel free to direct any questions you may have about this policy or it's implementation to: LamontOA@columbia.edu